STORY OF THE WEEK
Ohio State’s strong conference start: Between a meltdown against Butler to getting outplayed at home by ACC
midpack regular Clemson, the Buckeyes were not playing in overwhelming fashion when they began conference
play. But a blistering 25-point victory at Wisconsin coupled with an impressive rally over Michigan at home have
improved the prospects of Chris Holtmann’s first team in Columbus. Freshman Kaleb Wesson has instantly become
a vital piece, and Keita Bates-Diop had a strong game against Michigan.